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Ralph Jozefowicz

TitleProfessor
InstitutionSchool of Medicine and Dentistry
DepartmentNeurology
AddressUniversity of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 673
Rochester NY 14642
 
 Awards And Honors
1987     Manuel D. Goldman Award for Excellence in First Year Teaching
1988     Manuel D. Goldman Award for Excellence in First Year Teaching
1990     Commendation for Excellence in First Year Teaching  | University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
1991     Manuel D. Goldman Award for Excellence in First Year Teaching  | University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
1991     Herbert W. Mapstone Award for Excellence in Second Year Teaching  | University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
1992     Commendation for Excellence in First Year Teaching  | University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
1992 - 1993Fullbright Scholar Award: Lecturing in Neural Sciences, Neuromuscular Diseases and Clinical Neurology  | Jagiellonian University College of Medicine
1993     Commendation for Excellence in First Year Teaching  | University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
1993     Commendation for Excellence in Second Year Teaching  | University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
1994     Manuel D. Goldman Award for Excellence in First Year Teaching  | University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
1994     Commendation for Excellence in Second Year Teaching  | University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
1995     Manuel D. Goldman Award for Excellence in First Year Teaching  | University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
1995     Commendation for Excellence in Second Year Teaching  | University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
1996     Manuel D. Goldman Award for Excellence in First Year Teaching  | University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
1997     Commendation for Excellence in First Year Teaching  | University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
1998     Commendation for Excellence in First Year Teaching  | University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
1998     Gold Medal Award for Excellence in Medical Student Education  | Alumni Association of the University of Rochester
1998     Distinguished Teacher Award  | American Neurological Association
2001     Commendation for Excellence in Second Year Teaching  | University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
2002     Commendation for Excellence in Second Year Teaching  | University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
2002     Robert J. Glaser Alpha Omega Alpha Distinguished Teacher Award  | Association of American Medical Colleges
2003     Herbert W. Mapstone Award for Excellence in Second Year Teaching  | University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
2003     Commendation for Excellence in Third Year Teaching  | University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
2003     Honorary Professor of Jagiellonian University  | Senate of the Jagiellonian University
2004     Herbert W. Mapstone Award for Excellence in Second Year Teaching  | University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
2004     Harry L. Segal Prize for Excellence in Third Year Teaching  | University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
2004     Neurology Senior Faculty Award  | Department of Neurology
2005     Commendation for Excellence in Second Year Teaching  | University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
2005     Keith Miner Ford Award for Excellence in Teaching  | University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
2005     Outstanding Instructor in Clinical Education  | Jagiellonian University College of Medicine
2005     Outstanding Success in Encouragin Medical Students to Elect Careers in Neurology  | Association of University Professors of Neurology
2005     Mayor's Renaissance Award  | City of Rochester
2005     Best Doctors in America  | Best Doctors, Inc.
2006     Commendation for Excellence in Second Year Teaching  | University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
2006     Best Doctors in America  | Best Doctors, Inc.
2007     Commendation for Excellence in Second Year Teaching  | University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
2007     Outstanding Instructor in Clinical Education  | Jagiellonian University College of Medicine
2007     Best Doctors in America  | Best Doctors, Inc.
2007     Paul Griner Dean's Senior Teaching Scholar Award  | University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
2008     Best Doctors in America  | Best Doctors, Inc.
2009     American Academy of Neurology Consortium of Neurology Program Directors Recognition Award  | American Academy of Neurology
2009     Best Doctors in America  | Best Doctors, Inc.
2010     American Academy of Neurology  | American Academy of Neurology
2011     Edithe J. Levit Distinguished Service Award  | National Board of Medical Examiners
 
 Overview
Ralph F. Józefowicz, MD received his BA degree in Biology, with honors from the Johns Hopkins University in 1975 and his MD degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in 1979. A member of both Phi Beta Kappa and Alpha Omega Alpha, he completed residencies in Internal Medicine and in Neurology, as well as a fellowship in Neuromuscular Diseases at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, New York. He is presently Professor of Neurology and Medicine and Associate Chair for Education in the Department of Neurology at the University of Rochester, and serves as director for the second year medical student "Mind, Brain and Behavior" course and the third year Neurology Clerkship. He is also the Neurology Residency Program Director at the University of Rochester. His many teaching accomplishments include the Fullbright Scholar Award for Lecturing in Neural Sciences, Neuromuscular Diseases and Clinical Neurology from the Jagiellonian University Collegium Medicum in Krakow, Poland in 1993; the Gold Medal Award for Excellence in Medical Student Education from the Alumni Association of the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry in 1998; the Distinguished Teacher Award from the American Neurological Association in 1998; and the Robert J. Glaser Alpha Omega Alpha Distinguished Teacher Award from the Association of American Medical Colleges in 2002. In 2003 he was made an Honorary Professor at Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland, one of the oldest Universities in Europe. Dr. Józefowicz holds numerous leadership positions in national medical societies, and currently serves as chair of the Education Committee of the American Academy of Neurology. He is a neurology director for the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and was recently appointed to the Neurology Review Committee of the Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education.

 
 Selected Publications
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  1. Seifan A, Mandigo M, Price R, Galetta S, Jozefowicz R, Jaffer A, Symes S, Safdieh J, Isaacson RS. Education Research: Can my electronic health record teach me something?: A multi-institutional pilot study. Neurology. 2013 Mar 5; 80(10):e98-e103.
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  2. Johnson NE, Maas MB, Coleman M, Jozefowicz R, Engstrom J. Education Research: Neurology training reassessed: The 2011 American Academy of Neurology Resident Survey results. Neurology. 2012 Oct 23; 79(17):1831-4.
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  3. Faulkner LR, Juul D, Pascuzzi RM, Aminoff MJ, Crumrine PK, Dekosky ST, Jozefowicz RF, Massey JM, Pirzada N, Tilton A. Trends in American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology specialties and neurologic subspecialties. Neurology. 2010 Sep 21; 75(12):1110-7.
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  4. Faulkner LR, Tivnan PW, Johnston MV, Aminoff MJ, Coyle PK, Crumrine PK, Dekosky ST, Jozefowicz R, Massey JM, Pascuzzi RM. Invited article: The ABPN maintenance of certification program for neurologists: past, present, and future. Neurology. 2008 Aug 19; 71(8):599-604.
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  5. Józefowicz RF. Neurology residency training in the US and Poland. Nat Clin Pract Neurol. 2007 Oct; 3(10):586-7.
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  6. Galetta SL, Józefowicz RF, Avitzur O. Advances in neurological education: a time to share. Ann Neurol. 2006 Apr; 59(4):583-90.
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  7. Holloway RG, Józefowicz RF. Update in neurology. Ann Intern Med. 2006 Mar 21; 144(6):421-6.
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  8. Frank SA, Józefowicz RF. The challenges of residents teaching neurology. Neurologist. 2004 Jul; 10(4):216-20.
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  9. Gelb DJ, Gunderson CH, Henry KA, Kirshner HS, Józefowicz RF. The neurology clerkship core curriculum. Neurology. 2002 Mar 26; 58(6):849-52.
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  10. Jozefowicz RF, Koeppen BM, Case S, Galbraith R, Swanson D, Glew RH. The quality of in-house medical school examinations. Acad Med. 2002 Feb; 77(2):156-61.
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  11. Charles PD, Scherokman B, Jozefowicz RF. How much neurology should a medical student learn? a position statement of the AAN Undergraduate Education Subcommittee. Acad Med. 1999 Jan; 74(1):23-6.
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  12. Jozefowicz RF. Neurophobia: the fear of neurology among medical students. Arch Neurol. 1994 Apr; 51(4):328-9.
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  13. Welle S, Thornton C, Jozefowicz R, Statt M. Myofibrillar protein synthesis in young and old men. Am J Physiol. 1993 May; 264(5 Pt 1):E693-8.
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  14. Welle S, Jozefowicz R, Forbes G, Griggs RC. Effect of testosterone on metabolic rate and body composition in normal men and men with muscular dystrophy. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 1992 Feb; 74(2):332-5.
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  15. Welle S, Jozefowicz R, Statt M. Failure of dehydroepiandrosterone to influence energy and protein metabolism in humans. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 1990 Nov; 71(5):1259-64.
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  16. Griggs RC, Jozefowicz R, Kingston W, Nair KS, Herr BE, Halliday D. Mechanism of muscle wasting in myotonic dystrophy. Ann Neurol. 1990 May; 27(5):505-12.
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  17. Jozefowicz RF. Neurologic manifestations of pulmonary disease. Neurol Clin. 1989 Aug; 7(3):605-16.
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  18. Griggs RC, Kingston W, Jozefowicz RF, Herr BE, Forbes G, Halliday D. Effect of testosterone on muscle mass and muscle protein synthesis. J Appl Physiol. 1989 Jan; 66(1):498-503.
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  19. Jozefowicz RF, Griggs RC. Myotonic dystrophy. Neurol Clin. 1988 Aug; 6(3):455-72.
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  20. Schwartz AJ, Black ER, Goldstein MG, Jozefowicz RF, Emmings FG. Levels and causes of stress among residents. J Med Educ. 1987 Sep; 62(9):744-53.
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  21. Jacobs L, Salazar AM, Herndon R, Reese PA, Freeman A, Jozefowicz R, Cuetter A, Husain F, Smith WA, Ekes R, et al. Intrathecally administered natural human fibroblast interferon reduces exacerbations of multiple sclerosis. Results of a multicenter, double-blind study. Arch Neurol. 1987 Jun; 44(6):589-95.
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  22. Jozefowicz RF, Welle SL, Nair KS, Kingston WJ, Griggs RC. Basal metabolic rate in myotonic dystrophy: evidence against hypometabolism. Neurology. 1987 Jun; 37(6):1021-5.
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  23. Jacobs L, Salazar AM, Herndon R, Reese PA, Freeman A, Josefowicz R, Cuetter A, Husain F, Smith WA, Ekes R, et al. Multicentre double-blind study of effect of intrathecally administered natural human fibroblast interferon on exacerbations of multiple sclerosis. Lancet. 1986 Dec 20-27; 2(8521-22):1411-3.
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